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May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Butterfield announced over $5 million in new grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to three community health centers that serve the First Congressional District of North Carolina.

May 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the passing of women and minority-owned business developer of North Carolina and friend, Andrea Harris.

May 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Butterfield announced almost $13 million from the U.S.

May 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on the passing of The Carolina Times publisher, Kenneth Edmonds.   

Apr 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on $3,907,376 in grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for public housing communities in the First Congressional District of North Carolina in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Apr 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement on $3,907,376 in grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for public housing communities in the First Congressional District of North Carolina in response to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Apr 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Butterfield issued the following statement on the passing of a career educator, community leader and friend, Ann Edge. 

Apr 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted unanimously to allocate 1,200 MHz of spectrum in the 6 GHz band for unlicensed use, like Wi-Fi:

Apr 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman G. K. Butterfield issued the following statement on the passage of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act that will provide additional funding amid the COVID-19 crisis:

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In The News

Jan 16, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield has been reappointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the congressman’s office announced Tuesday.

Jan 9, 2019 In The News

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield presided over the House of Representatives on Tuesday, hours before President Donald Trump addressed the nation about the need for a border wall.

Jan 8, 2019 In The News

Just three days into the 116th Congress, an honor for First District Democratic Congressman G.K. Butterfield. He was selected to be Speaker Pro Tempore for the day, and managed debate on the house floor.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

Friday, January 4, 2019

The lead up to Thursday’s first day of the 116th Congress saw various senators and representatives pledging to accept no pay while federal employees remain furloughed.

North Carolina’s 1st Congressional District representative said his focus is on getting people back to work.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Congress is in day two of its new session, split along partisan lines and grappling with a partial government shutdown.

Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) takes on a new leadership role in the now democratically-controlled House of Representatives this year.

Jan 3, 2019 In The News

Industry players were lining up to welcome a full complement of FCC commissioners after the Senate voted to confirm FCC commissioner Brendan Carr to a new, five-year, term and to seat Democrat Geoffrey Starks.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Congressman G. K. Butterfield has been appointed by House Majority Whip-Elect James E. Clyburn to serve as Chief Deputy Whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNCT) - A Congressman from the East is set to become the next Chief Deputy Whip.

Representative G.K. Butterfield has been tapped for the senior level leadership role for next years Congress.

Butterfield, representing North Carolina's 1st Congressional District, will become the first Democrat from North Carolina to serve in this role.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

A recently re-elected congressman whose district includes Rocky Mount has been tapped for a leadership position.

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-1st District, will serve as chief deputy whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 17, 2018 In The News

EASTERN CAROLINA, NC (WITN) Long time North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield will be busy drumming up support for legislative priorities.

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